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Père david's vole

Binomial name: Eothenomys melanogaster, Henri Milne-Edwards, 1871

Père David's vole (Eothenomys melanogaster) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.

It is found in China, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Thailand. This species is a member of the melanogaster group, one of the two main groups of Eothenomys voles. Its dorsal pelage is dark brown, often nearly black, and the ventral pelage is gray, sometimes brown. The tail is shorter than the body. This species is found in pine/rhododendron forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Cricetidae
Genus
Eothenomys
Species
Eothenomys melanogaster

Common names

  • English:
    • Pére david's vole
    • Père David's Vole

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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